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Under 5s

Nursery Rhyme Time: Sensing Homes and Gardens - for ages 2 - 5 years

Tuesday 28 July - Friday 31 July, Tuesday 4 – Friday 7 August and Tuesday 11-Friday 14 August, 10.30 - 11.30am and 12 - 1pm

Young boy at the Geffrye's quiz desk

Fun and participatory craft and storytelling sessions tailored for younger artists aged 2-5 years old! All activities are free. Workshops places are allocated on a first-come, first served basis 30 minutes before each activity. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Use the five senses to explore homes and gardens through story, songs and craft activities. Additional all ages events will run each afternoon from 2 - 3pm and 3 - 4pm.

Week 1 - Tuesday 28 – Friday 31 July

Friday 31 July, 10.30 - 11.30am and 12 - 1pm  (16 places available)

Nursery Rhyme Time – Casa Verde 

Learn more about how Italy has influenced English food in this interactive storytelling and craft session.


Week 2 - Tuesday 4 August – Friday 7 August

Tuesday 4 August, 10.30 - 11.30am and 12 - 1pm  (16 places available)

Nursery Rhyme Time – How Clean is your House?

Undertake some household chores with a difference in this interactive storytelling and craft session.

Friday 7 August, 10.30 - 11.30am and 12 - 1pm  (16 places available)

Nursery Rhyme Time – Lavender Blue

Explore garden flowers in this interactive storytelling and craft session


Week 3 - Tuesday 11 August – Friday 14 August

Tuesday 11 August, 10.30 - 11.30am and 12 - 1pm  (16 places available)

Nursery Rhyme Time – The Sun Has Got His Hat On

Join us on a sunny adventure in this interactive storytelling and craft session.

Friday 14 August, 10.30 - 11.30am and 12 - 1pm  (16 places available)

Nursery Rhyme Time – Down in the Garden

Explore gardens through the senses in this interactive storytelling and craft session.



Geffrye Explorers!

Discover more about the Geffrye with our free activity backpacks, audio guides, feely box, quizzes and trails. Available every Saturday and Sunday afternoon, find out more here.


Geffrye Museum Keyhole

Find out about the Easter bunny in this interactive storytelling and craft session.